• Determine Eligibility

    Our certification is only available for businesses that are Run by a Woman. This means that your business has a female active
    founder, President or CEO/COO.

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  • Complete Your Application

    It's easy. Simply complete your application when you're ready and we'll review your documents in 5-7 business days.

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  • Go for it!

    After approval, you'll receive an email with instructions on how to access your FREE 1-year license. Your badge and assets will be available for instant-download from this email.

    Our upgraded marketing packages are also available and start at just $29.

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How much is the application fee?

At this time the cost is $75 to apply.

This application fee covers our team's time in reviewing your application, and it also provides you with our 1-year licensing package for FREE. You'll be able to instantly download your assets and be ready to go as soon as you're approved.

If I'm approved, can I use the badge on my website?

Once you're approved, you'll then have the ability to purchase a license to use the certification badge on your website, product packaging, social media, email marketing, and more!

When will my certification expire?

Our certification is valid for five (5) years after your initial approval. We know that many businesses and female leaders change positions over time. Because of this, we we require re-certification to maintain the most accurate group of women-led businesses.

Is there financial assistance for economically disadvantaged applicants?

Yes. Simply email us at hello@runbywomen.com and we'll help cover your application fees.

What if my business is women-owned?

That is wonderful. However, this certification has no relation on the ownership structure (ie. Women-Owned, etc). Our honor highlights the women actively leading your business right now.

Will this certification help me qualify for federal grants or contract opportunities?

No. Our certification is not associated with federal grants and SBA.gov contracting opportunities.